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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: large parts of new jersey were in ruins today, as it became clear the state bore the brunt of the storm from its coastline to the new york suburbs. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight: we get the latest on rescue andb recovery efforts in the northeast. plus, hari sreenivasan reports from lower manhattan where shuttered businesses are cing mounting losses. >> brown: then, after a pause from the storm. it was game back-on for the presidential candidates with fare days to go before election day. we get a tupdate.et >> we know what changeooks like. and what the governor's offering sure ain't change.oo >> we need a president who nderstands business, and i do. that's why i will be able to get this economy gointa >> woodruff: we have two takes on the battle for the u.s. senate, benning with the big money being spent in the most competitive races. we talk with npr's tamara keith. >> brown: and from arizona, we have the story of a former surgeon general challenging
standstill. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, with the final data before election day now out, we look at the overall jobs picture in america, and how the candidates are and are not addressing it.om >> woodruff: then, long gas lines, continuing power outages, and massive cleanup effort in the northeast.fo ray suarez updates the slow imb back after the storm. >> brown: ordinary citizens, some of them school children, caught in the crossfire in syria's war. margaret warner has our reort. >> as syrian rebels expand the areas they control, ther assad regime has turned to long-range artillery and air attacks to hit the opposition and civilians as well. >> woodruff:ege have ae "battleground" distch from iowa, where immigration is d rarely menoned by thy candidates, but is on the minds of voters. >> although latinos make up only 5% of iowa's population, their numbers have increased by 110% over the last ten years. >> brown: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour.
woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we walk through today's report and how it played in the presidential campaign. >> woodruff: then, with microsoft unveiling its own tablet computer, ray suarez examines the company's role in an increasingly mobile world. >> brown: we have a "battleground dispatch" from the critical state of ohio, examining how the auto bailout and energy boom are weighing on voter's minds. >> we've had a lot of positive economic news over the last couple of months. is it too close to the election to really make an impacon people's votes? or are people still kind of weighing the economic realities of the country and of the state? >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> onown: and we close with ndthor louise erdrich on the crafting of her new novel, dealing with life-altering violence for one native american family. to talk to me. and i knew once i had written into this, when i got to the words, where is your mother, i knew that thisas the book. >> woodruff: that's all aheadn o tonight's newshour. c2 >> jor
in republican politics, haser been financing this paycheck deduction measure and financing the anti-jerry brown tax measure, though he apparently didn't think he was. that's another story. and yet tom, the hedge fund manager, financing prop 39, i think that's the only one that looks safe at this point. nd up got to wonder, i mean, what is it they want? do they see a civic duty, do they see a political futureti f them? tom, they wonder what he's going to do. but jerry brown is a guy who has been vexed by the munger fami. in this race. right? molly munger's prop 38 could be drawing support away from him and her brother charlie munger is financing the campaign apparently to kill his tax measure. >> belva: did one of them put more money in this week? >> the brother, charles, into this political action committee called the small business action committee. i'm not sure there are any small businesses involved in it. that's been fueling this no on 30, yes on 32 mix. this is a tremendous amount of money. and i don't think any of us who watch california politics, the folks there in the c studio or , are
examines th as part of aour series: ouping with climate citnge. >> woodruff: jeffrey brown reports on the battle of the ground game, hard fought on wisconsin's turf. >> who knew? it turns out that green bay iste one of the most swinging cities in the whole country, politically speaking, that is. we'll explain. >> ifill: the supreme court devoted its day to drusniffing dogs and privacy rights. we talk with marcia coyle of the dtional law journal. >> woodruff: and spencer michels looks at the complaints about apple's maps and the high stakes for those trying to come up with something better. >> the battle over digital map making indicates how crucial this field has become and it could bode well for consumers as the maps get better. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding or the pbs newshour has been provided by: di ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contribution
in massachusetts was canceled after frst republicanrs scott brown and then democrat elizabeth warren pulled out because of the storm. but just outside the immediate zone of storm impact, voters co tinue to casttoballots. as sandy continued west and residual winds gusted to 60 miles an hour, voters were stil. lining up at the polls in central ohio. disaster disasters and unanticipated surprises can turn a campaign upside down, especially oneas close as this one. so, with seven days o go, we assess this parteular october surprise with jonathct allen, senior washington correspondent for politico. jonathan, let me name some examples for you. disasters which happened to fall into the middle a of politicf moments. katrina. the 2008 economic collapse. the aurora shootings earlier this year. the hurricane andrew in 1992. that fell in august. how easy is it for a candidate or a politician of any stripe to mishandle that kind of situation? >> i think we've seen in the past how easy it is mishandle and as a result we'e seeing a much better handling of it right now for w president obama and fr mitt romne
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